Donald E. Spritzer
James Patton talks about his role as former president of the National Farmers' Union. He discusses his relationship with Senator James E. Murray and the role the Farmers' Union played in the Employment Act of 1946. He also describes the union’s involvement with the Missouri Valley Authority and its sponsorship of congressional bills supporting national health insurance.
Murray, James E. (James Edward), 1876-1961; National Farmers' Union; United States Employment Act of 1946; Statesmen United States Biography; Full employment policies, United States; Regional planning, United States; Insurance, Health Law and legislation
Oral History Interviews about James Murray Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)
Patton, James G., "James Patton Interview, April 20, 1978" (1978). James Murray Oral History Collection. 5.